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Maggie Carbis, 9 Years Old

Sunday, March 19th, 2006

I have spent many a Sunday afternoon trying to find the Samuel Carbis family in any census taken after 1840 and before 1870. Today I found them, in the census of 1850, by doing a search on the name Samuel. And here they all are, including a wee Maggie Carbis and Mary Ann Logan’s mother, [...]


Thursday, March 16th, 2006

I’m feeling a bit discouraged at the moment. The limitations caused by my living in the Netherlands are becoming more and more apparent : I have to access a Family History Center and that is proving difficult. For now, I am telling myself that my brain needs a break. Perhaps if I leave it alone [...]

In Passing

Sunday, March 12th, 2006

I rarely wear jewelry, for it simply does not fit into my life style these days. Sometimes, though, when I am feeling a bit overwhelmed, I will put on some fancy, schmancy piece or another, to fortify my soul, perhaps. Today we went to an opening of an art gallery . We were invited because [...]

Index To Deeds, Winchester, VA, 1789- 1857

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

Index To Deeds No.1- Winchester, VA. Page 215 US/Can 1954 890 Date of Record Oct. 3, 1800 Name Kerlin, Robert To or From From Name Smith et ux, Mahlin Kind of Instrument Deed Book 1 Page 196 ******************** Date of Record Jan. 29, 1802 Name Kerlin, Robert To or From From Name Groves, Michael Kind [...]